A NAUI Instructor is a person dedicated to the motto of "Dive Safety Through Education"; a person whom others look to for leadership and knowledge.

NAUI has always been and remains today the most prestigious agency focusing on diving instruction. You can share the adventure - and help create it! If you believe your work should be enjoyable and exciting, if you are eager to share your knowledge with others, if you believe that to train the best you must be among the best trained, join the finest. Join the adventure! 

What You Will Learn

A NAUI Instructor may independently teach NAUI courses and authorize NAUI certifications for graduates. They may independently conduct NAUI recognition and experience programs and authorize formal recognition for graduates. 

How Do You Get Started?

To begin your adventure as a NAUI Instructor, you must be a minimum of 18 years of age and be a currently certified NAUI Assistant Instructor or NAUIDivemaster, or a NAUI PREP Course graduate within the past 12 months. You must also have at least 50 logged dives. 
Current certification or verified competency in CPR and First Aid is required for registration. Verification of good physical condition as documented by a medical examination and unconditional approval for diving by a licensed physician within the preceding 12 months is also required. 

What's Next?

Upon completion of all certification requirements, each Leadership graduate must complete a NAUI membership application which the instructor will process in accordance with current procedures. Applicants will be registered as Leadership members in the appropriate category and status and be sent new member information.